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Yarnell Fire 100% Contained

U.S. Forest Service said the blaze that killed 19 Prescott firefighters ceased late Wednesday night.

Survey Finds Air Quality Important to Community

Pima County's campaign has received positive response from people, survey found.

New Insect-Based Protein Bar Promotes Water Sustainability

Crickets could be an uprising culinary delicacy.

AZ Sky Island Region: One of Most Diverse in US

Home to a variety of organisms, such as beetles, scorpions and crickets.

Ajo: From 'Food Desert' to 'Food Oasis' through Gardening

Healthy lifestyles, local sourcing goals of regional partnership for former mining community.

Mt. Lemmon Blaze Grows Slowly, to 280 Acres

50% contained, but flareups reported when high winds hit area near Molino Basin overnight Tuesday.

Mt. Lemmon Fees to Change Starting July 4

Recreation area will charge visitors in 11 individual sites instead of as a whole.

Deadly Wildfire Continues Out of Control

Blaze that killed 19 firefighters has 'high' potential for growing beyond its 8,400 acres, officials say.

Wildfire on Mount Lemmon Burns 200 Acres

Blaze possibly caused by lightning Sunday evening continues to grow on site of Aspen Fire of decade ago.

Prescott in Mourning: 19 Firefighters Killed

1,000 jam auditorium for memorial; tears, eulogies, prayers, moment of silence mark Sunday's tragedy.

19 Firefighters Killed in Wind-Swept Blaze Near Prescott

'Hotshot' crew members caught as they were forced to deploy fire shelters, state forestry spokesman reports.

'Excessive Heat' Warning Remains in Effect in AZ

Temperatures to 116 Sunday, with limited outdoor activity advised; monsoon coming, but not soon enough.

Desert Mystery: Queen of the Night Flower

Night-blooming cereus cactus blooms in dark for reasons unknown; May-July is its season.

Signs Point To Early Monsoon Rains

Forecaster predicts moisture will come not long after season's official start Saturday, similar to 2012.

60-Year-Old Desert Museum Keeps It Fresh

Mountain lion cub on exhibit after rescue from California

Future of Colorado River Discussed

Another dry year, more stress on dwindling water supply

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